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for teens or young adults. >> i'm a math major. >> reporter: when carolyn hale counsels young people with cancer at vanderbilt children's hospital, she speaks from experience. ten years ago at age 13, hale complained of back pain, doctors said it was from her back pack, but she turned out to have nonhodgkin's lymphoma wrapping around her spine. >> they hit you with so many poisonous drugs so, much chemotherapy that you just can't help but feel lifeless. >> reporter: carolyn is part of a largely unknown group in the war on cancer. adolescents and young adults ages 15 to 39 account for more than 72,000 new cancers every year. seven times more than pediatric cancers and unlike other groups their mortality rate have not improved. >> our peers are suffering because there's not been medical advances that have trickled down to our age group. >> reporter: after surviving brain cancer at age 21, matthew zachary founded an organization called up it cancer. >> young adults who don't get cancers that are easily screened, they get hodgkin's, they get sarcomas, usually not detectable cancers so, i
are mother and daughter, carolyn and stacy himelheber. >>> the idea of adding more state tax to gas prices doesn't sit well with drivers. here's derek valcourt with more. >> reporter: the city says its top transportation priority is to build a redline. anne arundel said it needs to widen 175 near fort meade. add up the costs and the state would need an extra $12 billion. governor o'malley points out that's money the trust fund doesn't have. >> you get what you pay for. there's no way to build a $100 million bridge for $10 million. that's why the funding recommends raising the gas tax by 15 cents per gallon over three years. the idea is being discussed in annapolis and on the road. >> i would sacrifice 15 cents for improving the roads. >> reporter: many drivers say the price of gas is already too high, that's in part due to the cost of crude oil. another 10% goes into refining that oil, 5% for distribution, but the last 10% are taxes. for every gallon, 1.4 cents go to the -- 18.4 cents did to the government. maryland's gas rate is the sixth highest in the country, behind these five states,
americans who impressed south carolyn i can'ts. the debate monday night in myrtle beach was probably the best explanation of conservatism in a bold fashion coming from newt gingrich i've heard in decades. newt not only won the debates. he convinced people that he could beat barack obama in electability was the issue before south carolina primary, during the primary and on voting day. newt won. he's the guy that we saw 40% of us the best to go into the nooen and beat barack obama. governor romney did fine. rick perry did very well. he had some stumbles by romney. we had 600,000 people vote. the largest republican primary in history occurred yesterday. people were energized. they were looking close. they picked newt. this was newt winning more than anybody else losing. >> schieffer: are you ready to endorse him? those were very complimentary words. >> well, here's what i am willing to say. that newt gingrich has changed a lot in a positive way. this immigration issue is tough for our party, tough for our country. annuity putting on table an idea that once you secure your borders and co
through the ashes of an essex home, where two women died overnight. 66-year-old carolyn and her 44- year-old daughter stacy died. investigators say the home had battery-powered smoke detectors, but they weren't working. in a strange twist, both women were in a car crash, yesterday on aren cliff road. they were treated and released from franklin square hospital. wjz will have more on this story coming up at 5:00. >>> danger in dundalk. today, a gas leak is detected in an industrial park. four people are here after natural levels of gas are detected. the road is closed from the 8200 block of fisher to beechwood roads. no one has been hurt. >> our recent flurries are nothing compared to what some parts of alaska are dealing with. cordova, alaska, is completely snowed in. as ben tracy reports for wjz, the worst, though, may be yet to come. >> reporter: in cordova, they are quite simply, buried. buried under a record 18 feet of snow. >> good girl. good girl. clean off my car. >> six feet in the past few days. >> a lot of businesses have already started to cave in. >> buildings have collapsed.
carried the two women from the home. >> middle carol -- miss carolyn was nonresponsive. and they were carrying out stacy. i didn't know if they were alive or not. >> reporter: both women died. for the type of fire, firefighter says it was unusually smoky. >> in most cases, it's the smoke that kill people, not the thermal heat. >> reporter: there was too much stuff piled up inside. they ended up going around back. >> when a home is full of belongings, whether it's clothing or parents or -- papers or old magazines, that material is fuel if there is a fire. >> reporter: the family is in the process of making the funeral arrangements. in essex, mike schuh, wjz eyewitness news. back to you on tv hill. >> reporter: the fire department says they could not find any smoke alarms in the home. >>> the local american red cross makes an emergency plea for blood donations. in recent weeks, the organization saw a significant decline in turnout of blood drives at donor centers. now, several blood types are at critical or emergency levels, making it difficult to prepare for potential emergencies. >> t
one of the world's largest humanitarian organizations based here in baltimore. carolyn woo will head the catholic relief. she previously served as the dean of the business school at the university of notre dame. >>> a bitterly cold afternoon, with temperatures hovering around freezing much of the day. live look outside. plenty of cloud cover outside right now. bob is here with the updated numbers from first warning weather. bob? >> coldest day since actually last february. which wasn't a particularly cold year this year. but this cold snap has a few clouds with it. this evening, maybe a few flurries around the region. doesn't look like a squall situation. won't be coming down quick and hard like it did yesterday. but a fewuary -- few areas will see a few changes this week. believe it or not, a warming trend is coming our way. it was 13 at the airport. last february 9th, it was 13 as well. 6 this morning as well. 15, oakland city. 17 in washington. right now, it's warmed up to 31. never even got to freezing today. good news is, i guess -- good news or bad news, depending on your persp
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